Esther M Friedman

Esther Friedman
Faculty Associate, Training Faculty

Research Associate Professor, Survey Research Center and Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research

Research Interests:

Esther Friedman is a Research Associate Professor at the Survey Research Center, where she also serves as an Associate Director of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). Dr. Friedman is a sociologist whose research examines how families and communities facilitate the health and wellbeing of older adults. Much of her recent work focuses on family caregiving and long-term care. She is currently leading a study for which she is collecting and analyzing new data on the social support networks of family caregivers to persons with dementia.




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